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gate park. thanks to the late warren hellman, a true men of san francisco, this has become an annual tradition for the sixth graders and the school staff throughout san francisco. we have the opportunity to enjoy a morning concert with some of the festival's greatest artists in an open air arena where everyone has fresh air. our students had a great time. i can report to the board and to the public that there was lots of singing and dancing, that took place. and i also want to thank the organizers of the harley strictly blue grass festival and our amazing team of district employees, lead and supported by mary richards in our human resources department for another exciting festival. well run. if you can imagine transporting 3,000 students in a 30-minute time frame and picking them up and taking them to school and every sing of one of them making it back, you can understand the logistics involved. so thank you very much. >> would i like to mention that this friday i had the honor and opportunity to attend the 44th anniversary of the mission language and vocational school award dinner a
are expected to show up over the three days. this year's festival pays tribute to its late founder warren hellman who died last december. >>> clearly this is no ordinary weekend in san francisco. and that presents some unique challenges for police. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec takes us behind the scenes with the men and women in charge of crowd control. >> it's been a huge leadup to this. >> reporter: because along with the spectacle, celebration and excitement, is the potential for trouble. emergency responders say they are ready. >> we've been planning for literally a year or better. >> reporter: it's go time for the department of emergency management gathered at the center on turk street with representatives from the fire and police departments, the red cross, and public transit. >> those are all little tidbits of information if something bad really happens you have to know what exists at the time. >> reporter: at the heart of any real emergency response these red telephones, the mayor's emergency telephone system, they look pretty old school but that
to the late founder, warren hellman who passed away last december. >>> in coming thursday, the opposing candidates for vice president face off. >> the sharp contrast in speaking style will be on display but will it really be worth watching? >> i think so. >> you do? we put that question to former mayor brown. >> this is pure entertainment value. nothing beats a vice- presidential debate because, you know, a great contrast in style, you have paul ryan who is going to come in there with all his facts and figures and joe biden will be tearing up or screaming at every other juncture. it is been be marvelous television. >> does anybody care about this? >> well, joe biden will make sure they do. joe biden will invariably give you enough shots so you will be able to quote him for the rest of the month. >> not going to be anywhere close to the biden and palin where everybody was marching into theaters. >> that was the highest rated debate. everybody wanted to see palin. paul ryan will not draw unless he takes off his shirt. >> paul ryan is a drag because he does not relate to anybody who was ev
banjo player warren hellman who died of leukemia earlier this year. ♪ >> reporter: the entirely free festival which drew 800,000 music lovers last year was hellman's dream. something the wealthy financier called the world's most selfish gift. >> warren just loved this. he loved the people that worked here. he loved the people that attended, and he loved the musicians. he was like a kid in a candy store. >> reporter: hellman didn't fit the typical businessman lifestyle. he wore khakis and denim, often in the company of a banjo. ♪ >> played the banjo from morning until night. he would pick it up at any time. there was always one next to him. >> reporter: hellman's sister says banjo of the gateway drug that inspired him to start the festival, now in its 12th year. >> he didn't have any other ulterior motives. he wasn't trying to run for office. he wasn't trying to earn money. he just of doing it as a gift to himself and to everybody else. >> reporter: this week, festival organizers open an exhibit behind slim's nightclub ordering hellman. among the artifacts, photographs of the musici
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